Prevention TipsYou can help to prevent pericoronitis by practicing good oral hygiene on any erupting wisdom tooth to make sure that food particles and germs do not accumulate under the gums.
Watch OutDischarge of pus from the gums which results in bad smell.
When to See DoctorConsult a doctor if you experience symptoms like:
- Tooth, jaw, and cheek are swollen and painful
- Difficulty in opening the jaw
- Bad smell from the mouth